Job Posting: Tigers Baseball Operations Software Engineer

Position: Software Engineer

Location: Detroit, MI

Job Description:
The Detroit Tigers are currently seeking a Software Engineer. This role will be responsible for development and maintenance of software projects within Baseball Operations. This position will report to the Sr. Software Engineer, Baseball Operations.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform general development and maintenance tasks for the upkeep of internally developed software products.
  • Use modern software techniques and best practices in all parts of the software life cycle.
  • Provide feedback, and guide project work conducted by external consultants.
  • Support the integration of baseball analysis into our proprietary tools and applications.
  • Provide coverage for the maintenance of software tools for other developers as situations arise.
  • Assist with the design and development of new software products.
  • Monitor, identify and recommend new or emerging techniques, technologies, and algorithms.
  • Other projects as directed the Baseball Operations leadership team.

Minimum Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • BS degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, similar technical field of study or equivalent real-time experience.
  • Demonstrated knowledge in developing in a Web-based object-oriented product environment.
  • Demonstrated knowledge in working with medium-to-large scale relational databases.
  • Ability to work in all phases of the product lifecycle, from requirements gathering to design, testing, and implementation.
  • Demonstrated experience with UI/UX design.
  • Ability to learn new technologies and techniques as necessary.
  • Familiarity with the sport of baseball, baseball-specific data, modern statistical techniques, and sabermetric analysis.
  • Demonstrated leadership and self-direction.
  • Demonstrated project management, problem-solving, and teaching abilities.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate difficult and complex concepts to colleagues possessing a wide range of backgrounds and perspectives.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Java and JavaScript.
  • Experience or knowledge in any of the following technologies are a plus:
  • Spring applications
  • Angular JS – Version 1.x
  • Angular 2+
  • React
  • Demonstrated knowledge of .NET technologies.

Working Conditions:

  • Office environment
  • Occasional evening, weekend, and holiday hours may be required

To Apply:
Please apply here.

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Meg is the managing editor of The Hardball Times and a contributing writer to FanGraphs. Her work has appeared at Baseball Prospectus, Lookout Landing and Just A Bit Outside.

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